Indiana Man Died in Accident at Avionics Company

A man in Indiana died in an accident at an avionics company near Fort Wayne International Airport. Reports say 57-year-old Kenyon Disbrow of Ossian was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday, January 29, from “blunt force injuries.” The local sheriff’s department said the death occurred at Premier Avionics at the Fort Wayne Aero Center. The…

Golan Joins Universal Avionics as Rotorcraft BD Manager

Tal Golan has been appointed to the newly created position of Rotorcraft Business Development manager at Universal Avionics (UA). Tal joins UA with an extensive aviation and business development background and 20 years of experience in the commercial aviation industry as a pilot of both rotor and fixed wing aircraft. “The addition of Tal signals…

Boeing Invests in Isotropic Systems Ltd. to Expand Satellite Communications Capabilities

Boeing has invested in Isotropic Systems Ltd., a London-based startup pioneering next-generation solutions to better connect people and enterprises around the globe. By taking advantage of optical beam steering, Isotropic’s user terminals can simultaneously connect with several different satellites without increasing cost or complexity. This capability will help enable low-cost, mass-market broadband connectivity for consumers…

Cobham Signs Contract with Boeing for Cockpit Connectivity Solution

Cobham and Boeing have signed a Technical Service Agreement (TSA) for the certification of the AVIATOR 200S system on the Boeing 777X and 737 MAX airplanes. The agreement provides a Boeing line fit option for Aviator 200S, which provides Inmarsat’s new generation SwiftBroadband Safety (SB-S) service to airline customers worldwide. Cobham’s AVIATOR 200S product offers…

Kaman Measuring Announces KD-5100 Differential Measurement System

The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products announced the availability of its KD-5100 differential measurement system, which provides resolution to a nanometer of positional change. With its stable design, extremely small size, and low power consumption, Kaman says the KD-5100 is ideal for night vision systems, precision telescope positioning, fast steering mirrors (FSM) for space-based…

Successful Flight Tests with HENSOLDT’s Collision Warning Radar for UAVs

The sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT has successfully concluded flight tests with its collision avoidance radar system for UAVs. This sensor is intended to improve safety in both military and civilian air traffic. HENSOLDT has developed a demonstrator of a so-called detect-and-avoid radar system, which uses the latest radar technology to detect objects in the flight…

Claude Alber to Head Collins Aerospace in Europe

Claude Alber has been named vice president of Collins Aerospace in Europe. Alber will create Collins Aerospace’s enterprise strategy for Europe which the company says is to deliver new growth and provide innovative solutions to customers. He was previously vice president and managing director, Europe, Middle East and Africa for Rockwell Collins. “Alber’s ability to…

New Embedded Controller CPU Includes IEEE-1588 Synchronization, Solid-State Drives and Hardware Encrypted Security

United Electronic Industries (UEI) today announced the UEIPAC series of standalone embedded controllers now offers an optional 8347E CPU. This version includes IEEE-1588 synchronization, solid-state hard drives up to 32 Gigabyte, hardware-based Ethernet encryption plus twice the RAM, and 32 times as much FLASH memory. The UEIPAC Cube and RACK chassis systems offer an unprecedented…